iOS Games Reborn for Mac in Apple’s Mac App Store

Apple Mac App Store Games

I’m a huge fan of gaming on my iOS device, and I love some of the great games that the App Store has to offer for my iPhone and iPad. With the launch of Apple’s new Mac App Store today, we can expect some of the most successful iOS games and applications to make the move to Mac, where their … Read More

RIM’s PlayBook Will Need Better Battery to Compete With Apple’s iPad

A new report from a Kaufman Bros. analyst this week suggests that RIM’s upcoming PlayBook tablet will need a significantly better battery if it has any chance of competing with Apple’s already hugely successful iPad. Shaw Wu states in his report that he would be “very surprised” if the PlayBook manages to match the 10-hour battery life of the iPad, … Read More

Second-Gen Apple iPad Cases Removed From Chinese Trade Site

iPad 2 Second Gen Case

Cases listed on international business-to-business trade site, which are rumored to be for the second-generation iPad, were removed earlier this week after the site received a “legitimate takedown request” and was ordered to remove the listings. Although a spokesman for the Alibaba Group declined to disclose the source of the request, the fact that the site was ordered to … Read More

Patent Suit Re-Filed Against Apple by Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen

Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, has re-filed a patent lawsuit against Apple, Google, and several other major tech companies, which was originally filed back in August. This lawsuit accuses the companies of infringing patents developed by Interval Research Corp. – Allen’s now obsolete company. This time, however, Allen includes specific examples of infringement to strengthen his case, which was … Read More

Augmented Reality Capability Discovered in Mobile Safari on iOS 4.2

With developers enjoying early access to iOS firmware releases before they go public, it’s not unusual for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users to find out about new and upcoming features before they actually get their hands on the iOS update. There is one feature, however, that seems to have gone unnoticed in iOS 4.2 until now. That feature is … Read More

Motorola Dubs iPad a “Giant iPhone” in Video for New Tablet

In a teaser trailer for its upcoming tablet, Motorola brandishes Apple iPad “like a giant iPhone,” as if that’s some kind of insult to Apple’s hugely successful tablet. The video, titled ‘Tablet Evolution,’ also pokes fun at the Samsung Galaxy Tab for running a version of Android designed “for a phone.” The video is admittedly rather clever, and a little … Read More

Apple Releases Mac App for Creating iAds

Apple’s latest blow to Adobe’s Flash is the launch of its new iAd Producer app for the Mac, designed to help developers create, test, and launch mobile adverts to run under iAd. The software is available to anyone in the iOS Developer Program and it’s completely free. Apple describes iAd Producer as “a powerful visual editing canvas” that can make … Read More

Flextronics VP Sued for Leaking Details about iPhone 4 and iPad

A report recently published by the Wall Street Journal describes how federal prosecutors have charged four corporate managers for allegedly accepting more than $400,000 to give insider financial details about Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), and technical details regarding the iPhone 4 and the iPad before their release. The four corporate managers at the centre of the charges worked on the side for … Read More

Google Voice Update Supports iPad and iPod Touch

The Google Voice application for iOS was updated yesterday, and the search giant announced in a post on its blog that the latest version of its application is compatible with the iPad and the iPod touch. Another feature, called Click2Call, was also introduced in this update to support the devices that cannot initiate calls. Google’s blog post explains: While you … Read More

Google Latitude for iPhone Comes to Apple’s App Store

If you haven’t heard of it yet, Google Latitude is a location-based social network that allows users to share their location with their friends. An official iOS application for the service popped up in the App Store over the weekend, then quickly disappeared again for unknown reasons. However, today the search giant has officially released its iOS application and it’s … Read More

Desktop Version of Google Docs Comes to Apple iPad

Google announced through its Google Docs Blog recently that iPad users can now enjoy the full desktop version of Google Docs on their iOS tablet device. A lightweight mobile-optimized editor has been available to all iOS devices for some time now, however, the mobile version lacks a few features that were only accessible on a desktop browser – until now. … Read More

Mac App Store Won’t Support Game Centre or In-App Purchases on Launch

Apple has recently informed developers working on apps for the new Mac App Store that Game Centre and in-app purchases will not be supported when the store opens for Snow Leopard. The omission of these features rule out any kind of “freemium” application that we’re used to seeing for our iOS devices, and the opportunity to challenge friends at games … Read More

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.2.1 Coming Soon

Just days after the public release of iOS 4.2.1, the iPhone Dev-Team released a jailbreak which allowed iOS devices running the latest firmware to be jailbroken. However, some devices, such as the iPhone 4, the latest iPod Touch, and the iPad, require a tethered jailbreak that meant you to had to connect your device to iTunes in order to boot … Read More

Mac App Store To Launch on December 13th?

Several reports over the weekend have suggested that Apple’s new App Store planned for the Mac will open on December 13th, just in time for the Christmas shopping rush. According to AppleTell Apple informed developers that they should have their applications ready for launch by December 6th, well before the estimated January release date. AppleTell’s unnamed source claims that Apple … Read More

Black Friday Deals at the Apple Online Store

Black Friday Apple Store Deals Sales

Happy Black Friday! If you haven’t already grabbed yourself a bargain today, why not treat yourself over at the Apple Online Store? There’s some great deals on iMacs, MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iPads & iPods – not to mention great accessories for each of your devices. Oprah declared the iPad to be her most favorite thing – make it your … Read More